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Trump’s Immigration Gamble

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 3:34 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Grassroots Voters vs. Washington Establishment As Congress counts down to the deadline to fund the federal government next week, President Trump is locked in a high-stakes gamble to satisfy the demand for a deal that would protect the nearly 800,000 so-called Dreamers. For the President, it is an acid test of his most potent issue […]

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How Congress Spent Your Money In 2017

Posted: December 31, 2017 at 3:52 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Although the GOP Congress left town before Christmas amidst the euphoria of a major tax cut and a revitalized economy, its return will deliver a cold shower of economic reality. Congress must fund federal spending for the current fiscal year by January 19 or pass yet another continuing resolution. Demands for more disaster relief continue […]

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Has Trump Kept His Immigration Promises?

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Unfinished Business Of Year One At the top of the list of unfinished domestic policy business in President Trump’s first year stand the immigration promises made throughout the 2016 campaign and into 2017. Much of Trump’s immigration agenda is mired in Congress and the courts. To his credit, the President has remained steadfast in sticking […]

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Christmas at Valley Forge

Posted: December 25, 2017 at 4:46 am   /   Features, National, Top Stories

Washington’s Time Of Trial And Triumph When George Washington marched the American Continental Army into Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, on December 19, 1777, Washington and his Army faced a winter of sacrifice and suffering that eventually emerged in June of 1778 renewed and ready to face the British. But Christmas of 1777 at Valley Forge was […]

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Trump’s Christmas: Did The President Deliver For Conservatives?

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 4:19 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

President Trump left Washington Friday on a high note, celebrating a much-deserved victory with passage of the GOP tax bill that will deliver cash to millions of taxpayers, make corporations more competitive, and spur economic growth. It was the major achievement of Trump’s first year in office and saved the administration from embarrassment. The President […]

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Immigration: E-Verify A Must For American Workers

Posted: December 19, 2017 at 3:16 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

One of Trump’s Demands for Immigration Reform With President Trump’s demands for immigration reform tied directly to any legislation to extend the DACA program beyond next March, the stage is set for a showdown over the controversial program that would extend legal status and work permits to approximately 800,000 illegal immigrants who were brought to […]

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Stars Fell On Alabama

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 3:33 pm   /   Elections, Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

All Eyes On 2018 The sky didn’t fall, but a few stars fell on Alabama Tuesday when Doug Jones edged out Roy Moore to win the Senate race that became a national obsession, split the GOP, energized Democrats, and set the stage for an uncertain political year when all eyes will be on the midterm […]

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Senate GOP: Don’t Ruin The Tax Bill

Posted: November 30, 2017 at 2:52 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

Thursday marked the day of reckoning for the GOP tax reform bill that will show success or failure for the Republican Congress and President Trump. In a rocky year that struggled to produce a major legislative victory, all the chips are down on the tax bill. The President and the GOP Congress face major challenges […]

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GOP: Tax Plan Panic

Posted: November 28, 2017 at 3:43 pm   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories

The Last Chance For 2017 In a chaotic day on Capitol Hill, President Trump met with Senate Republicans in a last-ditch maneuver to save the GOP tax plan that would be the first major tax revision in 30 years. The Senate is expected to vote on the plan by the end of the week. The […]

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